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Hard Disk Recognition Error by Mark the fool
I remember when i used to be good with PC's (Those days are now gone) I bought an 80Gb maxtor hard disk to run on my PC as a slave to my 40Gb disk. Unfortunately windows ME will not recognise it as an 80 and only recognises it as an 8GB disk. I'm sure that i have read of a fix for this (apart from...
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August 24th 05 09:42 PM
by ng_reader Go to last post
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Trying to set Zotob worm infected drive as a slave by GTifeld
As my subject indicates, I have a friend with a PC that was infected by that new-making worm last week. As a result, his PC kept rebooting itself and I can't get into it to perfrom any maint. (not even Safe Mode). The owner never did any backups, so all the data is trapped on this drive that will...
August 22nd 05 07:05 AM
by GTifeld Go to last post
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Hard drive listed as removable by f
On the computer at work, the hard drive is listed as removable. I can see this when I search for something. As a result, I can not install certain software because the error says, "cannot install to removable drive". Any ideas on how to fix this? I am afraid to reload with the oem disks...
August 21st 05 12:03 AM
by Richard G. Harper Go to last post
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rundll32 error by
When I go to the control panel, add remove programs and try to add something I get this error message, rundll32 has caused an error in setupx.dll. If I do make it to the add/remove properties page it is completely blank. If I click the ignore box, nothing happens, I can click the close box and...
August 14th 05 05:28 PM
by Mike M Go to last post
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Dial-up adapter by David
I have been having difficulty reinstalling the dial-up adapter (was working on clearing up some DNS conflicts). When attempting to dial-up, I get an error message that the dial-up adapter is either not installed or not working correctly. The dial-up adapter is no longer indicated in the...
August 10th 05 05:38 AM
by David Go to last post
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New 250 GB hard drive won't let me install Win ME by Gary
I purchased a new 250 GB WD hard drive to put in a "new" computer, so I have no OS installed. I have a Gigabyte MB (7s748) that I believe has ATA 100 onboard and the cpu is an Athlon XP 2600+. The BIOS reads the drive as LBA 250 GB, ATA 100. I am unable to install Win ME (off CD) from DOS using...
August 1st 05 09:19 PM
by Mike M Go to last post
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Help Please - BSOD by TheRealFastlane
I managed to get rid of the VMCPD bsod but cannot find a solution for the VFAT bsod on startup or restart. I uninstalled the graphics card and reinstalled the onboard graphics which made no difference. Aafter several scanreg /restore I did a system restore to 23 June which is at best guess two...
July 22nd 05 02:36 PM
by TheRealFastlane Go to last post
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usb flash drive not showing up in My Computer by tim
Hi, I plug a usb flash drive and the computer finds the usb drivers for it. There is the stop and eject icon on the system tray. However, it does not show up in My Computer. Is there some drivers that I am missing? what do I need to install to get usb drives to work? thanks in advance. tim
July 17th 05 10:10 PM
by Mike M Go to last post
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No fixed disk or CD recognised by Simon Woods
Hi I'm trying to sort out a friends old pc. They've been running WinME on it. Recently it has stopped working. They haven't put in new hardware or changed anything. It just has stopped working. They've brought it round and when I boot up from either the hard disk or the CD nothing is recognised....
July 14th 05 07:26 AM
by Simon Woods Go to last post
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Winfax and mystery modem by Jonno
I am looking at an external modem, made in Taiwan, with no apparent brand name. The computer is running Windows Me. Device Manager is reporting a problem with the modem. There are no disks or manuals with the modem. If I install the Windows generic 56k modem drivers, should I expect the Windows...
July 12th 05 03:54 PM
by Rick T Go to last post
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Help With BSOD's by TheRealFastlane
HP Pavilion 6735 OEM Win ME. Getting BSOD's off and on for the last week+ and no clue why. No info in faultlog. 1 instance of VFAT(01) + 00006AD5 Error 0E: 0028:C0045195 Several random instances of VMCPD(01) + 0000061C Error 0D: 0028:C0056F28
July 7th 05 08:17 AM
by TheRealFastlane Go to last post
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Screen Prob by Pompey©
Hi.. Have a Hewlett Packard Omnibook XE2.(second hand)... the desktop has a large black border round and is also stuck in 16 bit colour mode. (no option to change in settings)... does anybody Know how to fix please? Thanks Kim Running ME pentium 3 128 ram
July 7th 05 04:56 AM
by TheRealFastlane Go to last post
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saving & reloading BIOS settings by Delboy
I believe I will have to replace my battery soon as spasmodically on boot, my clock boots to a nonsense date (ca 2010?). The box is 4 yo so a new battery is not unreasonable. Will replacing the battery reset the BIOS to default settings? Is there any software to save to disk (3 1/2 or cdr / cdrw...
July 2nd 05 01:47 AM
by Mart Go to last post
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crash in beta release by roslyn vinet
Immediately after i reboot the computer the application crashes
July 1st 05 02:12 PM
by Mike M Go to last post
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cd won't work in d drive by attilathehun1
I went into bios by hitting delete several while booting anyways accidently I hit enter while looking at pci devices under advanced tab and there are irc numbers like 3 5 and 11 I have a compaq 5000 a series can anyone tell me the configuration of the numbers oh and a diable and enable are there...
June 28th 05 10:37 PM
by Jerry Go to last post
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cpu roar by granjan
After having my computer shut down for 2 days while I was out of town there is a loud roar coming from the cpu. What should I look at first to track this down? I'm afraid something is about to crash, so I backed up some important data files already, but this noise is driving me crazy. Dell...
June 28th 05 07:34 PM
by attilathehun1 Go to last post
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Flash drives -- Dumb Q by Matt J. McCullar
Geez, have I got a lot to learn! :) That's one reason I enjoy newsgroups. I have never used a flash drive, though I have seen them over at Fry's. I think I'd like to try one for primitive backup purposes and portability's sake. They're certainly cheap enough, and I do have USB 2.0 now. I...
June 24th 05 02:02 AM
by Jack E Martinelli Go to last post
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137gb disk capacity limit by Maxine G
I just bought a 300gb Seagate hard drive which I eventually plan to use as my boot drive when I upgrade to XP. My system is a Dell Dimension 4100. In the meantime, I'd like to use the new drive as a slave. The Seagate disk documentation seemed to indicate that if I upgraded my BIOS and installed...
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June 15th 05 12:25 AM
by Galen Go to last post
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memory problem RAM gets bare by Michael
Hello everybody, my problem is: After running Windows a while and open and close many programs or surfing the net and i don't close the browser (indifferent which one), the free amount of RAM goes to zero percent. The system freezes, i get dislpay errors, of course (!?!). If i close the...
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June 13th 05 02:04 PM
by Jack E Martinelli Go to last post
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Samsung CD-RW not writing CDs by Anuj
I recently purchased a samsung CD-Rw ,but the problem is that it does not function as a writer,only as a CD-Rom. It shows up as a CD -RW in device manager,but in my compiter it shows as a CD-Rom. also i tried goin to add new hardware in control panel ,bbut it was not detected,think it was already...
June 13th 05 10:10 AM
by Mart Go to last post
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